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John Griffin Shepley
Columbia, MO 65201

Enterprising marketing student with strong interpersonal, project management and mathematical skills.
Self- motivated team player who takes pride in his work and takes responsibility for delivering projects on
time and with the highest standards. Strong competency in project management and communication,
customer focused and responsible. Seeking a position to use my various transferable skills gained through
study, volunteering and sports that can be used across various job roles and functions.

August 2015 to Present
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Robert J. Trulaske Business School

University of Missouri Accounting Department, Columbia, MO
January 2016 – Present – Student Paraprofessional
Active team member responsible for accounts payable and audit activities for the University of Missouri.
 Audited transactions in accordance with policy and established procedures
 Reconciled three accounts for the Columbia campus and recorded necessary correcting entries
 Calculated capital equipment costs and recorded necessary entries for operations
 Trained and mentored new student employees and participants of STRIVE program
 Reviewed and approved of payments to suppliers
 Responsible for recording appropriate tax withholding on University supplier accounts prior to
1099 issuance
 Managed organization tree maintenance and reporting

Flexan LLC, Lincolnshire, IL

May 2018 – August 2018 - Marketing Intern
Summer Marketing Intern for Flexan, LLC, a global contract manufacturer of custom, high-precision
silicone, rubber and thermoplastic components and devices serving medical and industrial businesses.
 Researched, developed and delivered a comprehensive report identifying key growth segments in
the medical device market
 Identified largest commercial opportunities for the company based on end market/product that are
the best fit for operating capabilities of the company
 Leveraged current lead generation data and activities and coordinated with Regional Sales
Managers to develop specific campaigns within their respective territories
 Developed marketing content by collecting and categorizing enterprise capabilities and technical
specifications to support the launch of a company overview presentation
 Coordinated and collected specific case studies from engineering leadership that showcased
unique capabilities to support the launch of the new website outbound marketing efforts

Public Service Practicum, Grayslake, IL

August 2014 – August 2015
Active participant in Public Service Practicum (PSP) class at Grayslake Central High School which
involved the development and project management of public service offerings within the community
Backpack Drive
 Responsible for organizing and managing a four person team accountable for marketing,
solicitation and execution of program school supply drive for children in need in the Chicago area;
Collected 400 backpacks full of school supplies and packaged for delivery to students
Food Drive
 Managed marketing of food drive and partnered with class team resulting in 73,000 pounds of
food that was distributed in Lake County, Illinois
Retirement Community Dance
 Responsible for organizing and hosting a retirement community dance for senior citizens in the
area including overseeing scheduling of the event and party planning
RAMS Games
 Key project manager for Grayslake Central High School RAMS games; raised $5,100 benefit the
4 Paws organization

Oasis for Orphans, Grayslake, IL

June 2015 – August 2015
Active team member responsible for assisting the Oasis for Orphans organization, an organization that
helps orphans in Africa get better educations by raising funds through a variety of fund raising efforts
 Member of six person team responsible for marketing and signing up participants for the
Grayslake Community 5K run to benefit the Oasis for Orphans
 Solicited area businesses and secured food donations for the event

Self Employed, Grayslake, IL

Spring – Fall 2008 - 2015
 Solicited for and managed neighborhood lawn mowing service

 Proficient in use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel

 Grayslake Central High School, Grayslake, IL
 August 2011 – May 2015
 AP Scholar; GPA: 3.5

 University of Missouri Recreational Basketball League
 Four-year member of Grayslake Rams Baseball
 Three-year member of Grayslake Rams Basketball